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Canal Walk Shopping Centre in Cape Town has a Computicket outlet inside the Checkers that can offer customers a range of tickets to all the latest events in the country. Nevertheless, the case develops the test for abuse in an important way. One may argue, however, that this outcome applies a theme that is in line with the prevailing policy sentiment in South Africa, which is to strengthen the ability of competition law to address concentration in markets and to promote the ability of small firms to effectively participate. . Computicket is a ticket-booking system that was conceptualised and brought to life in South Africa by Percy Tucker in August 1971. Tickets may be booked online via , or telephonically, or at a Computicket outlet.

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The case involved exclusivity provisions in agreements between Computicket a firm found to be dominant in the market for outsourced ticketing distributing services and numerous inventory providers such as theatres, sports or concert venues and events companies that employ the services of Computicket to sell tickets to their events. Some of the top sporting events that can be entered through this Computicket service include mountain biking events, trail runs, marathons, cycling competitions, triathlons, biathlons, paddling and kayaking events, horse racing events and similar. Put differently, the conduct must in a non-trivial way diminish the competitive constraints on the dominant firm to which it would otherwise have been subject, and thereby strengthen its dominant position. The travel industry has benefited exponentially from the early days of Computicket and the more recent Computicket Travel and flight bookings. Airline-specific specials and discounts are often on offer with terms and conditions that apply. Low cost domestic airlines such as Mango, Safair and Kulula service local routes for sporting events in each South African province. Tracing our roots back to the mid-1800s, our firm was founded through the merger of three regional Canadian icons in 2000.

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The dispute provided occasion for the Court to set out the position under pre-existing case law on this subject, and further interpret the key concept of anti-competitive foreclosure when used in the context of exclusionary abuse of dominance in South Africa. Users can also book travel packages including flights and hotels. But substantiality is not a requirement for a finding of anti-competitive effects. Follow Follow Hours: call centre open Mon — Sat 8am — 8pm Tel: 0861 915 8000 Email: Alternatively, wherever you see this logo on WhatsoninCapeTown, simply click on it to be taken to the relevant page. In fact, the system was the first of its kind in the world and it took at least 10 years for other countries to follow suit. About Computicket is South Africa's only national ticketing company with tickets for theatre, concerts, festivals, sport and travelling via bus, airlines and even some holiday packages for sale. The centralised booking system that so many are familiar with today completely revolutionised the ticket-booking industry and for the better! Taken to its logical limit, the judgment could be applied to find an abuse of dominance in circumstances where conduct is likely to have a potential impact on one small, inefficient firm in one small portion of the market, provided that 1 the firm plays an important role in constraining the behaviour of the dominant firm in a part of the market, 2 the conduct renders the small firm a less effective competitor, and 3 there are no countervailing pro-competitive effects arising from the conduct.

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Computicket argued that there was no actual foreclosure of a rival, and because the conduct was not shown to have a market-wide effect, the criterion of substantiality was not met. On the one hand, the judgment does not change the law fundamentally. Anti-competitive effects could result from an impact on a small firm that plays an important role in constraining the dominant firm in a part of the market. Fasken Martineau is a leading international business law and litigation firm. Tickets may then be collected from these outlets or can be printed at home. In the context of recent changes to the Competition Act that explicitly protect small and medium sized businesses, this case gives dominant firms further cause to be increasingly vigilant in evaluating the potential effects of potential market strategies on smaller challengers. It accepts local as well as international credit cards, therefore booking for events from overseas is possible.

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You can even plan your flight dates around some of the featured concert and event dates that are featured by Computicket Travel. In addition tickets can also be purchased via cellphone using the mobisite — and by free, easy to use applications for iPhone, iPad and Android phones. Computickets can be found all across South Africa and in all the Money Market counters of Shoprite, Checkers and Checkers Hyper stores around the country. . . .

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